A few more spammer related news items have popped up in the past few days.
- Tues., July 22: Seattle spammer, Robert Soloway, age 29, was sentenced to 40 years in prison for mail fraud, spam, and tax evasion charges. He also sold spamming software and services. His sentencing also included three years of supervised release, and 200 hours of community service. A later hearing will determine the total amount of restitution Soloway owes to the victims of his spamming. (AP, DOJ, NetworkWorld)
- Sun., July 20: Edward “Eddie” Davidson, age 35, walked away from a federal prison camp in Florence, CO. Davidson, who was serving 21 months in federal prison, is now officially in “escape” status. He was last seen in Lakewood. U.S. Marshals are leading the search for Davidson. The FBI, IRS, and the Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force are aiding in the search. (AP, FBI, NetworkWorld)